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  • May unemployment rate remains 3.9 percent

    Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 3.9 percent in May. The state’s jobless rate was 3.6 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemploym ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • What investors will be looking at with UK voting to leave EU

    NEW YORK (AP) — Britain’s vote to leave the European Union last week sent shudders through financial markets, and understandably so.
    June 27, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Marines: Man in Iwo Jima flag raising photo misidentified

    DES MOINES — One of the six men long identified in an iconic World War II photograph showing the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima was actually ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • Questions rise over Bangladesh jailing 11,600 in crackdown

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Within six days of announcing a crackdown on Islamist militants, Bangladesh had filled its jailhouses with 11,600 new detainees in wh ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Nebraska man kidnaps female, flees from police

    BLENCOE (AP) — A Nebraska man faces multiple charges after authorities say he kidnapped a woman and fled from police.
    June 22, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • House Republicans offering proposals for health care changes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are unveiling new proposals to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s health care law, as Speaker Paul Ryan s ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:26 pm
  • 10 things to know for today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    June 22, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Stocks rise with 1 day to go before British vote on EU

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday a day before Britain’s vote on whether to remain in the European Union, and after U.S. ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Vulnerable GOP senators side with NRA on gun votes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Among the Senate’s most vulnerable Republicans, Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey stood firmly with the powerful National Rifle Associati ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Trump’s campaign cycles $6 million into Trump companies

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Donald Trump’s campaign likes to keep it in the family.When Trump flies, he uses ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:54 am